Logistics case study: Construction Consolidation Centre, One Hyde Park
This case study describes the primary benefits of using a Construction Consolidation Centre as a logistics solution at a constrained city centre construction site.
Centrally located in the heart of Knightsbridge, west of Central London, One Hyde Park utilised a Construction Consolidation Centre for material deliveries to site.
Consisting of 86 apartments, spread over four pavilions overlooking Hyde Park and Knightsbridge, the One Hyde Park project commenced in July 2006 and is due to be completed in October 2010. Laing O’Rourke was appointed as the construction manager and has implemented logistics best practice to improve material handling, recycling and efficiency.
One Hyde Park lies within a severely space-constrained construction site which can lead to a number of issues including:
severe traffic congestion on and off site;
limited access points to site; limited capacity on site for storage of materials;
restricted lay-down space on site formaterials; and